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Overview

Introduction to Lodi, New Jersey

Lodi, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 3 miles NE of Passaic, New Jersey and 11 miles NW of New York, New York. The town is considered part of the Bergen - Passaic metropolitan area.

Lodi History

Lodi was incorporated on December 22, 1894 as a borough. Lodi was named after the Bridge of Lodi in Italy.

Lodi and nearby Attractions

  • Kennedy Park
  • Lodi Memorial Park
  • Bergen Museum of Art & Science
  • New Jersey Naval Museum
  • New Jersey Naval Museum

Things To Do In Lodi

Lodi is home to many parks and playgrounds that offer numerous recreational facilities. You can also enjoy your leisure time in the movie theaters, shopping centers or in the various clubs and restaurants. The Recreational Department of Lodi also organizes musical concerts and many other events throughout the year.

Lodi Transportation

Air transportation is available from La Guardia International Airport.

Lodi Higher Education

Felician College is the local college. Residents also have opportunities for higher studies at Bergen Community College, Fairleigh Dickinson University and Passaic County Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population24,654
Male Share of the Population48.7%
Female Share of the Population51.3%
Senior Citizens12.4%
Employed Population 16+12,016
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married41.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.6%
Median Earnings25+$40,622
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,604
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,095

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,648
% Above Poverty Level84.7%
% Below Poverty Level15.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation10.6%

Housing

People Living Alone28.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,173
Median House Value$353,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)51.2%
Italian18.2%
Irish5.5%
Polish5%
Albanian2%
Portuguese2%
Arab1.8%
English1.5%
West Indian1.4%
Russian1.1%
Turkish1.1%
Syrian1.1%
Jamaican0.9%
African0.6%
Dutch0.6%
French Except Basque0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Bulgarian0.5%
US/American0.3%
Ghanaian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Guyanese0.3%
Brazilian0.3%
Egyptian0.3%
Liberian0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Serbian0.2%
Macedonian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Scottish0.2%
Barbadian0.1%
Bermudan0.1%
Jordanian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
German0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Welsh0.1%
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Lodi Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bergen County
Standard Zip Codes7644
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.88
Approximate Longitude-74.08

Lodi Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationLITTLE FALLS
Distance7.8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip51.5 inches
StationNEW YORK CITY CENTRAL PK
Distance9.2 miles
Jan Temp26 to 38 F
Apr Temp44 to 61 F
Jul Temp69 to 84 F
Oct Temp50 to 64 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches
StationNEWARK INTL AP
Distance12.2 miles
Jan Temp24 to 38 F
Apr Temp44 to 61 F
Jul Temp69 to 85 F
Oct Temp48 to 65 F
Annual Precip46.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Elmwood Park20,135$80,804
Garfield31,456$54,897
Hasbrouck Heights12,124$101,011
Maywood9,726$96,667
Rochelle Park5,634$90,446
Saddle Brook13,980$101,703

Lodi Public Libraries

Lodi Memorial Library
1 MEMORIAL DRIVE
Lodi, New Jersey
(973) 365-4044

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Lodi Public Schools

Columbus School
370 Westervelt Place
ZIP: 7644
(973) 478-0514
Primary
Total Enrollment 291
Hilltop School
200 Kipp Avenue
ZIP: 7644
(973) 778-1213
Primary
Total Enrollment 385
Lodi High School
99 Putnam Street
ZIP: 7644
(973) 478-6100
High
Total Enrollment 939
Lodi Ms Hs
123 Union St
ZIP: 7644
(973) 249-0995
Other
Total Enrollment 97
Roosevelt School
435 Passaic Avenue
ZIP: 7644
(973) 777-8511
Primary
Total Enrollment 174
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
75 First Street
ZIP: 7644
(973) 478-8662
Middle
Total Enrollment 706
Washington School
310 N Main Street
ZIP: 7644
(973) 777-8513
Primary
Total Enrollment 408
Wilson School
80 Union Street
ZIP: 7644
(973) 473-8189
Primary
Total Enrollment 347

Lodi Private Schools

High Point School Of Bergen County
46 Spring St
ZIP: 7644
Secondary
Total Enrollment 21
Immaculate Conception High School
258 S Main St
ZIP: 7644
Secondary
Total Enrollment 160
The Felician School For Exceptional Children
260 S Main St
ZIP: 7644
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 72
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